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Nike Junior Golf Camps is excited to bring back short game camps in Pebble Beach, California. Take advantage of an intensive, one-day short game program with National Director of Instruction, Jeff Ritter.

Nike Junior Short Game Camps give aspiring young players the competitive advantage. This program is based on an advanced player training model designed to educate and build confidence on critical shots inside of 100 yards. In addition to honing skills in putting, chipping, pitching and sand play, participants also learn course strategy making the Nike Junior Short Game Camp an essential experience for players looking to excel in high school, college and beyond.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from internationally recognized coaches
  • Mastery of all scoring shots 100 yards and in
  • Advanced technique, practice plans and mental strategies
  • Low student-to-teacher ratio of 4:1
  • Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Jeff Ritter

    In addition to acting as National Director for Nike Junior Golf Camps, Jeff Ritter is the CEO/Founder of MAKE THE TURN Performance, A Golf Channel Academy at Poppy Hills G.C. in Pebble Beach, California.

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Camp Details

Looking to become a master green reader and make more putts? Want to understand the secrets behind contact, trajectory and spin to produce any shot? This is a special opportunity with one of the game’s most respected coaches, Nike Junior Golf Camps National Director and Golf Digest Top Teacher, Jeff Ritter. An accomplished coach, author and compelling motivational speaker, his unique approach to teaching has made his program a favorite amongst campers for over a decade. Both lesson tee and on-course coaching help elevate your performance while providing practical real-game experience. These one-day programs take place on Saturdays and run from 9:30am - 5:00pm at award-winning Poppy Hills. 

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Check-in takes place on Saturday at Poppy Hills GC from 9:15 - 9:30am. Check-out takes place at 5:00pm. 


A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the spring.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:15 - 9:30am Check-in
  • 9:30 - 9:45am Orientation/expectations
  • 9:45am - 12:00pm Finesse game evaluation & adjustment (chipping, pitching, sand)
  • 12:00 - 12:30pm Lunch
  • 12:30 - 2:00pm Putting evaluation & adjustment (distance, direction, green-reading)
  • 2:00 - 3:00pm Secrets to effective practice
  • 3:00 - 5:00pm On-course learning/short game scramble

Nike Junior Golf Camps Monterey Facility

Poppy Hills Golf Course

Poppy Hills is the first golf course to be owned and operated by a regional golf association in the country. Built in 1986 by Robert Trent Jones Jr., Poppy Hills hosted the PGA Tour’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am from 1991 through 2009. Poppy Hills underwent an extensive renovation beginning in March of 2013 centered around water conservation, primarily by improving irrigation and drainage. Jones returned to Poppy with his Robert Trent Jones II design firm, this time creating a firm, fast and fun course that unfolds seamlessly through the stunning Del Monte Forest.


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    • 5/5.

    "Since becoming a competitive high school player, I had the desire to push myself further.  Attending the Nike Advanced Camp and Short Game School at Pebble Beach was the best thing for me and my golf game. The instruction was fantastic and the courses were beautiful and extremely challenging.  Perfect preparation for my upcoming tournaments."

    — Gary L. Camper


Nike Junior Short Game Camps, Monterey Peninsula

Jeff Ritter, Camp Director
Poppy Hills Golf Course
3200 Lopez Road

Pebble Beach, California 93953


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